Top 3 Famous Nigerian Soccer Players

Victor Moses Famour footballer

Brief descriptions of three bright Nigerian footballers. They have always played an important role in any team, being in different positions

Alexander Chuka Iwobi

This is the nephew of the Nigerian midfielder Jay-Jay Okocha, who made a great career as a footballer. Such a famous uncle couldn’t help but influence his son’s desire to play soccer.

Alexander lived in England since he was four years old, and at the age of eight, he became a pupil of the soccer club Arsenal. He signed a five-year contract with the club in October 2015 and soon went on the field for the first time in the game against Swansea City.

Besides, a young talented player at first played for the youth team of England and even won the Victory Shield Cup in 2011. Being a fast and skilful soccer player, Iwobi was lucky with his mentors.

In addition to the famous uncle, among his teachers was the legendary Nwankwo Kanu, it was they who advised Alexander to play for the national team of Nigeria. The list of trophies Alexander Chuka Iwobi is not yet great, but still ahead.

John Obi Mikel

This talented player’s career began to develop rapidly, after an incredible success, when Pepsi company chose him to its soccer academy, out of 3 thousand applicants.

At the age of 19, Mikel became known to the soccer community thanks to the scandalous transition to Chelsea, because originally, another great club Manchester United wanted to buy a soccer player.

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You can follow Obi Mikel’s brilliant career, although his best years are already in the past. He has won the African Nations Cup 2013 and many club level titles, including rank Best Young Chelsea Player, 2007 and 2008.

Victor Moses

Victor Moses had a difficult childhood, he lost his parents at the age of 11 during the religious disturbances. He miraculously remained intact and relatives helped him to get asylum in England.

That’s where the successful career of a talented midfielder began. Already at school age, Moses won a lot of titles, including the Cup of England among schoolchildren in the Crystal Palace and Victory Shield in 2005 as part of the England U-16 team.

Afterwards, he played for the national team of Nigeria and many famous clubs, won the national championship as a part of Chelsea, and became the owner of the Cup of England. The most successful year in the player’s career was 2013, when Moses won the UEFA Cup, as part of the Chelsea team, and became the winner of the Cup of African Nations, receiving the main prize for fair play.

Modupe Gbadeyanka is a fast-rising journalist with Business Post Nigeria. Her passion for journalism is amazing. She is willing to learn more with a view to becoming one of the best pen-pushers in Nigeria. Her role models are the duo of CNN's Richard Quest and Christiane Amanpour.

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